Farming Rural 21

Gene DeLoach

November 8, 1940 ~ December 3, 2020 (age 80)

Obituary

Gene DeLoach, age 80, of 6035 Pinehurst-Hawkinsville Highway, Unadilla, died Thursday, December 3, 2020, at his residence.

Born in Unadilla, he was the son of the late Henry DeLoach and Vennie Lee Williams DeLoach and a United States Navy veteran.  Gene was a member of Harmony Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon.  As a farmer, he participated in the agri-strike movement fighting for farm commodities.  He was also the owner of R & D Heating and Cooling.  Gene loved to cater seafood and enjoyed interacting with his customers.  He was preceded in death by his son, Jimmy DeLoach and his siblings, Lamar DeLoach, Billy DeLoach, Mary Ann Bowen and Johnny Paul DeLoach.

Survivors include:
Wife of 56 years, Faye P. DeLoach of Unadilla

Son:  Ken DeLoach (Melinda) of Dexter

Brother:  Tony DeLoach of Perry

Grandchildren:
Hannah DeLoach of Cochran
Bray DeLoach of Cochran
Ansley DeLoach of Dexter

Several nieces and nephews also survive.

A graveside service will be held at 3 PM Saturday, December 5 in Harmony-Smyrna Cemetery.

Gene will lie in state one hour prior to the service in Harmony Baptist Church.

Memorial gifts may be made to the Harmony-Smyrna Cemetery Fund, c/o Tammy Cross, 2194 Vienna Highway, Pineview, Georgia 31071.

Brannen-NeSmith Funeral Home of Unadilla has charge of arrangements.

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Services

Graveside Service
Saturday
December 5, 2020

3:00 PM
Harmony-Smyrna Cemetery
5925 PInehurst-Hawkinsville Highway
Unadilla, GA 31091

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